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Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery? purpose

Feb. 22, 2021 2:09 pm

Does the local nonprofit sector have the collective agency to make change and move us toward just recovery?

“It is hard to find balance between doing the work and finding the energy and resources to argue at City Hall," says Farrah Parkes of Gender Justice Fund.
How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card purpose

Feb. 17, 2021 12:22 pm

How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card

The leaders who responded to our second TRACE self-assessment in December/January offered almost uniformly terrible ratings in response to questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency.
Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed purpose

Sep. 24, 2020 12:25 pm

Temple University’s COVID outbreak left North Philadelphia’s Black community ill-equipped and uninformed

Neighborhood leaders paint a picture of a vulnerable community imperiled, not only by COVID-19, but by students' risky behavior and a university plan that didn't include them.
Philadelphia’s rush to reconcile purpose

Jul. 31, 2020 1:29 pm

Philadelphia’s rush to reconcile

The push for truth and reconciliation commissions has increased in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd. Philadelphia has two separate iterations — one of them with significant participation from the nonprofit sector.
How to disrupt a nonprofit board (and how not to stand in the way) purpose

Feb. 3, 2020 11:30 am

How to disrupt a nonprofit board (and how not to stand in the way)

Urban Tree Connection's board disruption included eliminating the geographic disconnect between the board and those they served; completely changing the board recruitment approach, and acknowledging the political context of the organization's mission.
Sarah Yeung is focused on building community around conversation in Chinatown people

Jan. 29, 2020 8:42 am

Sarah Yeung is focused on building community around conversation in Chinatown

The consultant’s work with the Philadelphia Chinatown Development Corporation prioritizes the community's voice in the fight against gentrification.
These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors people

Jan. 2, 2020 12:40 pm

These six organizations are improving their neighborhoods with help from Community Connectors

LISC Philadelphia’s Community Connectors Program and Institute trains residents who are employed by participating community-based organizations in North Philadelphia and West Philadelphia.
Barnes Foundation’s virtual reality program combines high-tech gadgets with low-tech community building purpose

Sep. 30, 2019 11:30 am

Barnes Foundation’s virtual reality program combines high-tech gadgets with low-tech community building

"It’s a way to go into communities, meet them where they are, invite them into the museum, and then encourage them to come back," says Ana Gamboa, the museum's special project coordinator.
15 deserving nonprofits want you to vote for them — now purpose

Jul. 10, 2019 2:04 pm

15 deserving nonprofits want you to vote for them — now

The public voting phase of Philadelphia Foundation's Key to Community grants runs through July 26.
PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories purpose

Jun. 13, 2019 10:41 am

PA Humanities Council helps communities reclaim their stories

PHC is a resource for cities like Chester and Carlisle to tell their stories through art and discussion.

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